Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Fremont, California       A spiritual community of open minds,
                                  nurturing growth and healing in ourselves and all people.
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Mission Peak UU - Fremont, CA

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This Sunday's Service
World Interfaith Harmony Picnic
Adult Education
Board Meeting
Share Faire
Sunday Services Volunteers
Community Office Hours
Mission Peak UU Calendar
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 August 26, 2015
Greetings!Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel  
 
Hello to my fellow Mission Peakers!  After a lovely summer sabbath time in Washington State, I am back in the bay and ready to kick-off another great year in Fremont!

I hope you will join me this Sunday as I share a few stories from my time away and some of the lessons I learned from them. 

And then I hope you will stick around and catch up, with me and any other congregation friends you haven't seen in awhile.

Also, I wanted to draw your attention to the World Interfaith Harmony Picnic being held in Fremont this Saturday (more info in a separate article below).  It is a very special event that really highlights what is so unique and amazing about this area.  I hope to see you there!

Yours in the unfolding,

Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel
Minister of Mission Peak UU Congregation
Fremont, CA.
Cell: 510.936.1632 
 
Preferred appointment times: Tue-Thur 11am-6pm
 
Available by appointment all days except Monday
This Sunday's Service - August 30, 2015

Island Lessons    
  
Have you ever spent time on an island? If so then I am sure you will agree that it is a unique experience living in that type of isolation. That was my experience this summer, and this Sunday I will share three spiritual lessons I learned from my experience living for three weeks on a small Island off the coast of Washington State.
    
Leading the service will be Rev. Jeremy D. Nickel and Worship Associate Sharon Davis.  Music will be provided by Mark Kahn.    
World Interfaith Harmony Picnic
World Interfaith Harmony Picnic

WHEN: August 29th, 2015
WHERE: Meyer Park - 38225 Glenmoor Drive in Fremont
TIME: 2-4 PM

Come join us to eat, play and talk about all
the things that make our diverse community
such an amazing place to live.

Meet people from our diverse communities,
including: Atheist, Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian,
Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Unitarian Universalist, and more.

Bring yourself, your family, chairs, an umbrella, toys for kids, and finger food to share!
Drinks and paper products will be provided. We look forward to seeing you and sharing in your company.

For more information contact. Moina Shaiq at 510-938-0536 or moinashaiq@gmail.com
Sponsored by Interfaith Women of Peace and Alameda County Human Relations
Commission.

Please click here to see the flier.
Adult Education
Fall Classes

1. Emergency Preparedness Workshop   Taunya Gren
Saturday  Sept 12     10 am -12 noon
Ockerman 3/4
 
 
2. Kitchen Medicine     Taunya Gren
Saturday Nov 7     10 am -12 noon  
Ockerman 3/4
 
 
3. Book Study : Waking Up White   Allysson McDonald
Thursdays Sept 17, 24; Oct 1,8,15,22,29; Nov 5,12
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Ockerman 7/8
 
 
4. Bridging the God Gap     Dr. Chris Schriner
Mondays   Nov 9 & 16       7:00 - 9:30
Ockerman 3/4
 
 
5. Working with the Enneagram   Linda Messia
5 Tuesdays   Sept 1, 8, 15, 22, 29     7:00 - 9:00 pm
Ockerman 3/4
Board Meeting
Mission Peak UU September Monthly Board Meeting 
 
The Mission Peak UU Board will meet Thursday evening, September 10 at Brooke Bruguier's home at 7:00 p.m.

Members of Mission Peak UU are welcome to attend.  For a copy of the agenda, please contact President DeAnna Alm at president@mpuuc.org
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Share Faire
Share Faire

The Share Faire is about sharing what we have - by giving away what we don't want, someone may need or want it.  The Share Faire is one afternoon - the best time is Sunday when everyone is around or Saturday.

Seeking committee members who are willing to put this event together. It won't take much time - promoting it, inviting people to come out, set-up and tear-down.  The only cost will be signs.  Please contact me if you are interested 510-320-8332.

Thank you
Mari-Lyn Harris
Sunday Services Volunteers
Sunday Services Committee

We are in need of several volunteers on the 4th Sunday of the month for the position listed below.

Please contact  Yvonne Hughes, Sunday Services Team Coordinator @yvonnehughes47@comcast.net if you can help.

 

1. Someone to bring goodies
2. Someone to help with Set-up (Work with partner)
3. Someone to take down

Community Office Hours
Rev. Nickel's upcoming dates

I am always interested in suggestions for new places, times and ways that this could work better for you, so if you have an idea, please drop me a line, it is as easy as clicking right here.  And of course I am also always available by personal appointment all days except Monday.



 
 
 
Thursday, August 27
(postponed - new date will be announced soon)) 
11 AM - 1 PM 
Mission Coffee 
151 Washington Blvd 
Fremont
Mission Peak UU
Calendar of Upcoming Events


SUNMON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
SAT
Aug. 23
24
25
26
27

28
29
30
31
Sept. 1
Working with the Enneagram
 7-9 pm
2
3
4
5
Men's Breakfast 8-9 am Cole Hall
6
7
8
Working with the Enneagram
 7-9 pm
9
10
Board Meeting 7 pm
11
12


Who We Are

Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fremont was founded in 1993. We are a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Mission Peak members determine its policies, choose its minister, and support it financially.

 

We affirm and promote these UUA Principles and Purposes:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in our society at large
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part

We invite you to join us and add your commitment to ours. Mission Peak is a living and changing congregation, responsive to the spiritual needs of its members. With the leadership of our minister, we search for ways to fulfill ourselves as individuals and as a community. Joining us is a commitment to this process. 

 

Our mailing address is:

P.O. Box 545 Fremont, CA 94537-0545

or click here to contact us directly  

 

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